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I think I'll take the afternoon off."
Tags:employment, unemployment, unemployed, jobless, fired, laid off, lay off, lay offs, lay-off, lay-offs, homeless, hobo, hobos, bum, bums, pigeon, pigeons, bird, birds, park, parks, bench, benches, city life, city living, urban life, urban living, modern, modern world, modern life, desperate, desperate times, desperate measures, economy, economics, economic, crash, financial crash, time off, afternoon off, day off
"I've just about had it with these corporate retreats."
Tags:desert, deserts, hot sun, sun, beating sun, waste, wasteland, wastes, dune, dunes, sand, sands, mirage, mirages, retreat, retreats, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, working world, work life, working life, work life balance, buried, buried up tot he neck, neck deep, corporate, corporation, corporations, travelling, desperate, desperation, enough, enough is enough
"Come on—Somebody try to catch me! Anybody?"
Tags:gingerbread man, food, cake, cakes, carrot cake, carrot cakes, unpopular, folklore, fairy tale, fairy tales, children's literature, literature, children's story, children's stories, the gingerbread man, fictional character, fictional characters, desperate, unloved, unwanted, alone, lonely, forever alone, leftover
"They're willing to throw in their kidneys."
Tags:selling, sales, sold, sells, seller, real estate, house, housing, home, homes, organ, organs, kidney, kidneys, selling kidneys, desperate, desperately, bargain, bargaining, bargains, barter, barters, buying, buys, buyer, estate agent, real estate agent, estate agents, real estate agents, realtor, realtors, organ donation, housing market, anxious, overanxious, house price, house prices, crash, 2008 crash, housing bubble, bubble, housing bubbles, bubbles
Tags:snowman, snowmen, snow man, snow men, melt, melts, melting, melted, beg, begs, begging, beggar, beggars, begged, donate, donates, donating, donation, donations, ice cube, ice cubes, snow, snows, snowy, sun, suns, sunny, desperate, desperation, bum, bums, homeless, homelessness, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"By Jove, you've got it! Unprofessional, clingy, boorish, volatile, fake-macho and weirdly desperate -- a handshake patently your own, Mr. Trump."
Tags:desert, deserts, lost in the desert, stranded, abandoned, dehydration, dehydrated, desperate, desperation, cash machine, cash machines, cash point, cash points, atm, atms, teller machine, teller machines, money, wealth, finances, fund, funds, funding, shopping, shopper, shoppers, high street, highstreet, the high street, the highstreet
"Once the client realizes he actually is guilty, that's when he really starts to throw money at you."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, law, lawyers, business law, business lawyer, client, clients, money, pay, paying, financial law, financial lawyer, market crash, financial crash, guilty, guilt, desperation, desperate, desperately, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey
"Did you say 'trick'? Maybe that's it. Maybe it's just been one long, horrible trick."
Tags:trick or treat, trick or treaters, trick or treater, halloween, halloween tradition, halloween traditions, midlife crisis, midlife crises, breakdown, breakdowns, nervous breakdown, nervous breakdowns, mental health, mental ill health, mental health issues, desperation, desperate, life, hard life, hardship, hardships
"Not sure how much longer we can live off the proceeds from your gold tooth."
"Miss Ross, get me a motivational speaker."
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, motivational speaker, motivational speakers, exhausted, exhaustion, motivation, overworked, overworking, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, desperate, desperation, desperate measures, modern expectations, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs
"It's best to have an appointment but if you want to come by we'll try to get you in."
Tags:appointment, appointments, booking appointments, no appointments, toilet, toilets, office toilet, office toilets, queue for the toilets, queuing for the toilet, queuing for the toilets, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, desperate, desperation, inconvenient, inconvenience, admin, administration, booking, booking in, booking an appointment, booking appointments
"I'm not attracted to him and we don't get along, but the timing is right."
Tags:dating, dates, date, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, relationship, relationships, fiance, engage, engaged, engagement, wedding, marriage, married, marry, wed, bride, bridal, bridesmaid, bridesmaids, wedding day, bad decision, bad decisions, timing is right, bad timing, mismatch, bad match, incompatible, desperate, girl talk, women, lonely
Closed for cleaning.
Tags:toilet, toilets, loo, loos, bathroom, bathrooms, restroom, restrooms, urology, urologist, urologists, doctor, doctors, clean, cleans, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners, typical, nuisance, nuisances, misfortune, awkward, desperate, desperation, urine, urinary, close, closed, closing, closer, close to home
"How much are we supposed to tip the guy who followed us to our room and flicked the light switch?"
Tags:tip, tipping, tipped, tipping culture, attendant, unnecessary, work, gratuity, service charge, unwanted, awkward, excessive, excessively, unneeded, redundant, creepy, desperate, desperately, eager, overly eager, gratuities, creep, creeps, bellhop, bellhops, bellboy, bellboys, bell hop, bell hops, bell boy, bell boys, service charge, service charges, uncertainty, social expectation, social expectations, social graces
"Anybody up there need an autograph?"
Tags:autograph, autographs, signature, signatures, baseball player, baseball players, baseball, sports star, sports stars, major league, celebrity, celebrities, out of favor, slump, slumps, slumping, star, stars, famous, infamous, desperate, desperation, attention seeker, attention seekers, attention seeking
LAST-MINUTE CAMPAIGN STOP
Tags:politics, politician, politicians, government, governments, candidate, candidates, election, elections, campaign, campaigns, campaign trail, campaign stop, campaign stops, political campaign, political campaigns, election campaign, election campaigns, vote, votes, voter, voters, schmoozing, last minute, animal, animals, farm, farms, rural, sheep, last-ditch effort, last-ditch attempt, desperate, desperation, political
'You keep promising me you'll change, Reginald, but I haven't got all day!'
Will pull fire alarm so you can ditch your online date.
Tags:online, internet, web, webs, website, site, site, net, nets, ditch, ditches, ditching, cancel, cancels, cancelling, fire, fires, alarm, alarms, coffee, trader, traders, waiter, waiters, waitress, waitresses, desperate, desperation, escape, escapes, bad, mismatched, mismatch, mismatching, close to home
With enrollment declining, Dawson College looked for creative ways to attract new students.
"Please, Lord, enough already."
Tags:enough, enough is enough, enough already, last, last resort, last resorts, desperate measures, desperation, desperate, desperately, religion, turned to religion, faith, faiths, faithful, pray, praying, prayed, prayer, prayers, god, gods, heaven, heavens, stress, stressed, stressing, existential, existential dread, existence is pain, drudge, drudgery, overwork, overworked, over work, over worked, break down, breakdown, break-down
'OK. Wachtel. Go ahead. But remember: In a real scrum, there are no potty breaks.'
Tags:rugby, scrum, scrums, potty, potties, toilet, toilets, break, breaks, coach, coaches, coached, coaching, lesson, lessons, scrummage, scrummages, rugby union, rugby league, loo, loos, desperate, desperation, train, trains, training, trainer, trainers, ask permission, asks permission, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
Cow longing for grass while crawling like a thirsty man in the desert.
Give so that I won't have to eat my dog!
Tags:homeless, homelessness, jobless, no job, donate, donation, charity, charitable, charities, charity shop, food pantry, food pantries, food bank, food banks, homeless shelter, homeless shelters, giving, helping, give, help, share, sharing, helping others, support, supporting, supporting others, community support, fight hunger, end hunger, stop hunger, desperate, desperation, hunger, hungry
"I never thought I'd have to move back in with my parents."
Tags:cemetery, cemeteries, graveyard, graveyards, grave, graves, mausoleum, mausoleums, tombstone, tombstones, headstone, headstones, dead, death, died, passed away, parent, parents, moving in, moving in with the parents, move back in with parents, son, sons, child, children, kid, kids, adult child, adult kid, adult kids, adulthood, living with parents, desperate, desperation